Medway Elects
Gillingham and Rainham

7 May 2015


The following results were declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  Rehman Chishti * Conservative 22,590 48.0
  Paul Gordon Clark Labour 12,060 25.6
  Mark Hanson Ukip 9,199 19.5
  Paul Chaplin Liberal Democrat 1,707 3.6
  Neil Peter Williams Green party 1,133 2.4
  Jacqui Berry TUSC 273 0.6
  Roger James Peacock Independent 72 0.2
  Mike Walters Independent 44 0.1
Majority 10,530 22.4
Turnout 47,078 65.2
  Conservative hold

* Denotes member of parliament standing for re-election

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Vote Share

Vote Change


Election Expenses by Candidate

Candidates have individual limits on the amount they can spend during the election campaign. The limit for each candidate in Gillingham and Rainham in 2015 was £12,959.04 for the short campaign (the period beginning the day the individual officially becomes a candidate) and £34,959.04 for the long campaign.

Candidate Long Campaign Short Campaign Total Expenses £ per Vote
  Paul Gordon Clark £4,787.45 £9,706.35 £14,493.80 £1.20
  Rehman Chishti £3,872.40 £8,689.55 £12,561.95 £0.56
  Mark Hanson £0.00 £4,427.50 £4,427.50 £0.48
  Paul Chaplin £1,222.50 £424.90 £1,647.40 £0.97
  Roger James Peacock £760.00 £0.00 £760.00 £10.56
  Neil Peter Williams £0.00 £675.00 £675.00 £0.60
  Jacqui Berry £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
  Mike Walters £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00

To order the candidates by name, amount spent or the cost per vote received, click on the appropriate column heading.

Election Expenses

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